Coron is a limestone island located in the province of Palawan near Busuanga island. It is one of the most known islands and top paradise destinations in the Philippines.
It is famous for its sandy white beaches, clear blue waters, and World War II. wreck diving sites that put Coron on top dive spots around the globe. Coron has 6 large shipwreck dives as well as one of the most unique lake diving locations.
We came from San Jose, Mindoro to Coron, Palawan with Bunso ferry. They served lunch as well. On our long way, we saw dolphins in the sea ❤ This was probably the best moment that day.
MORNING HIKE – MOUNT TAPYAS
Mount Tapyas is 210 meters high hill. Access to the hill leads to a lot of stairs (it is said 721 stairs). Going up for sunrise or sunset, any time of the day will be worth it. We went for sunrise and we really enjoyed the view of Coron Island and the nearby islands.
Siete Pecados is a group of seven small rocks laying out of the sea. Siete Pecados is normally first stop if you take a tour and can be reached by riding a small boat. It is a great spot for snorkeling.
Kayangan Lake has been declared as the lake with the clearest waters in Asia. Underwater mountains in Kayangan Lake are just breathtaking. The entrance is from the amazing blue lagoon. Through the jungle and around 100 steps path lead to the lake.
The main attraction for divers is several WWII. Japanese wrecks that lie within recreational diving depths.
Lunch by the sea in a wooden house. It was situated near by shipwreck.
Twin lagoon gets it is named because of the limestone wall dividing the water into two lagoons. It is breathtaking as well.
Barracuda Lake is named after the large barracuda fish. It is a freshwater lake taking place in a former crater surrounded by limestone cliffs and it is a great spot for divers. They said it is special for its thermocline.
CITY OF CORON – NIGHT LIFE AND FOOD MARKETS
Seeking for a food adventure? The city center market will be the right choice. They offer from all kinds of meat, rice cakes, vegetables, noodles to pancakes.
TIP: We stayed in a HAPPY CAMPER HOSTEL. Amazing ambient looked like new and really clean. Check it out 😉